The department of Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture was one of the pioneering Departments that made up the erstwhile faculty of Oceanography Naval Architecture of the then Akwa Ibom State University of technology AKUTECH. The Bachelor of Engineering Programme in Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture is tailored towards the production of future marine engineers and naval architects with sound professional practice in the design maintenance management and construction of vessels and equipments that can operate in the marine environment.The Department has a strong bond of association with dalta Epsilon Shipyard Limited in Akwa Ibom State and it is expected that similar relationship will be established with other ship building repairs companies in the country
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Professor Ezenwa Ogbonnaya is a retired Naval Marine Engineer Officer with thirty-one years of ship and shore service in the Nigerian Navy before venturing into academics in 2003. He started publishing even while in service. Since he disengaged from active service, he has attended many conferences, published several journal papers and books. He has equally held many appointments in several State and Federal Universities in the country. His research interest is in the area of Condition Monitoring of Turbo Machinery
Engr. Uwemedimo Robert Ebong is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture. His areas of specialization include Ship Design and Construction of Marine Structures, Outline Plans and Specification Development of different Classes of Ships, and Marine Transportation Engineering.
Engr. Ebong attended The Catholic University of America, School of Engineering and Architecture, Washington DC; Brown University, Providence, Rhodes Island, USA; The University of Michigan, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Ann-Arbor, MI. 48104, USA, for his Doctorate, Masters of Sciences and Bachelor Programmes. He is an Associate Member – Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New York; Foreign Affiliate Member North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, England; Member Nigeria Society of Engineers; (COREN) Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria; Member – The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
He has published many publications to his credit including Navigation Channel Depth for Ibaka Deep Seaport in Nigeria at Western Dredging Association Summit and Expo in Houston, Texas; Construction of African most modern shipyard with fabrication yard, Marine logistics/offshore supply base in Akwa Ibom State, Maritime Seminar in Malta, the University of Malta, etc. Engr. Ebong is happily married with children.
Engr. Professor Kelvin Datonye Henry Bob-Manuel attended Queen Mary University of London, U.K. were he obtained in Doctorate Degree, Masters of Sciences Degree from University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and Bachelor of Science Degree from East London University, U.K. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Tech(F.I.MarEST) London, Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers(FNSE), Fellow of the Institute of Shipping Technology. Engr. Prof. Kelvin has published many books, national and international journals and conference papers. He has won several awards including: First and only Professor of Marine Engineering in West Africa. Award for publication of best journal paper in the Marine Division of the Institute of Engineers – INDIA in 1999/2000. Most outstanding Marine Engineer in Nigeria, 2003 Maritime
Engr Ephraim Paul obtained his first degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Masters of Sciences Degree in Ocean Engineering, and Doctorate Degree in Ocean Engineering/Oceanography (Port and Harbor Engineering focus) from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. He is an Award-winning Coastal and Metocean Engineer with ten years’ experience delivering efficient design and modeling solutions to the maritime industry, creative result-driven numerical modeler with expertise in coastal processes (wave, flow, sediment, and their interactions), design and management of navigation projects, beaches, wetlands, and waterfront facilities. Instituted strategies and achieved 40% savings in Ibom seaport channel design project. Engr. Ephraim is a Certified Dredging Engineer, issued by Western Dredging Association, (WEDA) USA. He is also a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, (SNAME) amongst others.
Austen Inyangsam (As popularly addressed or Baba Pastor in the Nigerian Maritime Industries) was born 6th August 1959 at Igarra-Edo State – Nigeria to Mr. & Mrs. Akpan Sam Inyangsam of Ikot Eko Ibon- Onna LGA of Akwa Ibom State- South-South Nigeria.
Attended St John Primary School ( 1965-1970) Igarra-Edo State; St Paul Anglican Grammar School-(Igarra)-1971-75; College of Science & Technology ( Later Rivers State University of Science & Technology) Port-Harcourt – 1977-81; 1982-84/85) graduating with HDT- Marine
Engineering; M.Tech- Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding Technology).
Had shipboard experience on various vessels, Graduate Assistant/Assistant Lecturer-Rivers State University of Science and Technology- 1982-1985. Joined Damen Shipyards Nigeria Limited- 1985-88 (Yard Supervisor/Acting Technical Manager).
Joined Apapa Trawlers Limited ( IBRU ORGANISATION) as Technical Manager-1988 till June 1989 when he resigned to start Aussam Shipyards Nigeria Limited.
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Engr. Ekwere Ekwere Williams is a Marine Engineer with many years of Industrial and Academic Experience. He obtained his Post-Graduate Diploma and Masters of Technology Degree in Marine Engineering from Rivers State University of Science and Technology Rivers State, and HDD (Naval Archi./Ship Building Engineering) from Nigerian Naval Dockyard App. School Victoria Island Lagos. Engr. Ekwere has worked at Nigerian Navy Fleets Support Group, Calabar; Niger Dock Nigeria Limited Apapa Lagos among others. He has published many Journals and presented papers at many Conferences and Workshops.
M.Sc marine engineering, university of Greenwich, 2010. B.Eng chemical engineering, FUTO, 2006. Research area include antifouling in underwater structures, ship emissions, NOx, SOx and PM Abatement technology is ships, computational fluid dynamics, marine environmental pollution, shipyard management etc. Worked with Aussam shipyards as yard supervisor. He is married with two boys. Hobbies, football, reading, and Nature. He is currently a Lecturer II in the department of marine engineering and naval architecture.
Engr. UWEMEDIMO ROBERT EBONG hails from Uruk Uso, Otoro in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He won South Eastern State of Nigeria Scholarship to study Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at a prestigious University of Michigan, one of the best universities in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in the United States of America and a Master of Science degree from Brown University, Providence, Rhodes Island; and an Advanced Diploma in Sonar Systems and Ocean Acoustics from Catholic University of America, Washington D. C
Course Structure for Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Engineering Drawing II
Engineering Drawing I
Use of English & Library Studies
Use of English II
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY & LOGIC
General Physcis I
Geometric Optics & Waves
Algebra and Trigonometry
Basic Statistics & Probability
General Physics I
Matrices & Vector Algebra
General Chemistry II
General Physics II
Nigerian People and Culture
History and Philosophy of Science
Coordinate Geometry and Calculus
workshop practice I
Strength of Materials I
Computer programming and Applications
Basic Electrical Engineering I
Engineer in Society
Workshop Practice /Maufacturing Process I
Engineering Drawing III
Engineering Drawings IV
Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Introduction to Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
Applied Mechanics I
Fluid Mechanics I
Engineering Mathematics I
Engineer in Society
Introduction to Computers
Applied Electricity Laboratory I
Engineering Mathematics II
Electrical Engineering II
Workshop practice II / Manufacturing Processes
Strength of Materials II
Engineering Drawings IV
Applied Electricity Lab II
Applied Mechanics II
Students? Workshop Experience Programme (SWEP I)
Engineering Mathematics III
Marine Engineering I
Marine Engineering Components Design
Fluid Mechanics II
Engineering Mathematics III
Electrical Machines I
Engineering Mathematics IV
Ship Dynamics I
Shipyard Management & Technology
Ship Design I
Marine Operation and Coastal Engineering
Research Methods & Technical Report Writing
Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills II
Students? Workshop Experience Programme (SWEP II)
Navigation & Meteorology
Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture I
INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS
Marine Electrical Technology
HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER
Economics for Engineers
Nautical Science for Marine Engineers
Marine Steam & Gas Turbine
Naval Architecture II
Ship Power Plant I
Marine Auxilliary Machinery
Marine Steam & Gas Turbines
Ship Power Plants I
Marine Auxiliary Machineries
Naval Architecture I
Ship Strength/Structure I
Small craft design
Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
Law for Engineers
Nautical Science for Marine Engineers II
Computer -Aided- Design in Naval Architecture
Maintainance of Marine Power Plant
Shipyard Management and Marine Systems
Marine Diesel Engine
Ship Dynamics II
SHIP AUTOMATION AND CONTROLS
Ship Power Plant II
Marine Diesel Engines
Computer-Aided-Design in Naval Architecture
Marine Safety and Environmental Pollution
Ship Automation & Controls
Ship Strength/Structure II
Shipbuilding Practice I
Engineering Management & Law
Operation & Maintenance of Marine power plants
Marine Refrigeration and Air conditioning
Applied Thermodynamics II
Hydraulics & Hydraulic Machinery
WHY CHOOSE AKSU
AKSU is a young and growing University with a student population of 5,838, studying for full-time degree programs in the 6 faculties. There are 465 academic staff with 36 Professors in various disciplines. There is an active program of staff training to ensure that all academic staff acquire higher degrees, with emphasis on PhD degrees.
We place great premium on our quality of teaching and research, and are focused on the expansion of excellence and diversity of our research across disciplines. We believe that the integration of teaching and research must be maintained, if the students are to ultimately benefit from exposure to constantly expanding frontiers of knowledge.
In furtherance of our desire to expand the use of ICT in the University, broadband internet access has been extended to fully cover the 2 campuses of the University. The deployment of fibre optic cables in a bid to have a robust intranet/internet connectivity is in progress. The University among other things, deploys software applications to automate most of its processes.
The University has an ultra-modern Theatre Arts Studio and a state-of-the-art English language laboratory. We are also collaborating with the Government of Akwa Ibom State to diversify into various commercial agricultural enterprises, to ensure food sufficiency. We will continue to be proactive in meeting the demands of a growing, dynamic and changing community of staff, students and other stakeholders. Our goal is to be the institution of choice for prospective students and people seeking a future in academics.
We look forward to welcoming you to Akwa Ibom State University.
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This is to inform all the Students and indeed the general public that the University portal for the payment of school fees has been extended.